Kickstarter is the new shop window for indie comic creators, with dozens of titles funded every week. But how do you get people to invest in the promise of your amazing new small press or indie comic? We talk to the UK scene’s Kickstarter experts to get their essential tips on how to fund an […]
Category: Comic Reviews
We review the newest and best digital comics, from big name titles on platforms like ComiXology to essential indie titles and the latest app-based publishers.
Accent UK are well known for bringing us an eclectic range of comics such as Wolfmen or Western Noir. We take a look at Kia Wordsmith, which Accent successfully Kickstarter last year, and wherein writer Dave West unleashes an idea years in the making (with help from artist Ian Ashcroft) about a young woman attempting to find her […]
Last February, we took a look at Nic Paul’s and Rory Donald’s first issue of Resurrection Men and found it to be quite the enjoyable read. Well, almost a year later, Messrs Paul and Donald have now returned with the second issue of their title as it continues to follow James Stone’s battle with the […]
Every month in ComicScene magazine we write a column about a particular issue to do with indie and small press comics. For volume 2 issue 1 (now on sale here) we looked at 10 fantastic small press friendly comic conventions that we’re looking forward to in 2019.
We look back at first issue of Nic Ho Chee’s anarchic sci-fi thriller BaadFood and find out if it’s still got an appetite for adventure!
Creator Rees Finlay is a man of many talents. Not only is he the host of podcast Declaration of Independents, but he is also a talented writer, artist and creator of graphic novels like, the Blue Flame. Now Finlay, brings us The High Priestess, an old unfinished idea about a woman in the middle of […]
This weekend is the fantastic True Believers Comic Festival 2019 in Cheltenham, and if you are wondering which of the many wonderful small press books launching this weekend you should check out, we have some handy reviews including: Nick Bryan’s Moon Frame, John Tucker’s Plan A/Plan B, the latest issue of Awesome Comics and Grayham Puttock’s […]
From writer Sam Roads (Silicon Heart) comes Cryowulf, an epic labour of love in every sense. Four years in the making, this gender flipped version of Beowulf is set on an abandoned space station orbiting a collapsing sun, but don’t worry, you don’t need a degree in ancient english poetry or quantum physics to enjoy […]
This years award for ‘graphic novel we really should have read sooner so that it was eligible for our best of 2018 list’ goes to Benjamin Dickson’s A New Jerusalem. A powerful and thought provoking story of a young boys relationship with his father in post-war Britain, that is very different to your average heroic […]
The latest book to come out of the Unbound publishing platform (joining Ram V’s Grafity’s Wall and Rachael Smith’s Isobel and Blodwen) sees Beast Wagon’s Owen Michael Johnson bring us Reel Love: The Complete Collection, a 3 volume semi-autobiographical tale about growing up as a film fan, collected into a glorious hardcover boxset. But will it […]